CPA Applauds Effort by Sen. Rubio, Colleagues to Protect Federal Retirement Dollars from Dangerous Chinese Companies

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded a letter from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and his colleagues urging Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s (FRTIB) Acting Chairman David Jones to abandon its plan to open a new “Mutual Fund Window” beginning June 1, 2022 for federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants.…

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#NoTSP4CCP FAQ

The following FAQ outlines the risks posed by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s (FRTIB) unconscionable plan to invest billions of dollars from the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) — the retirement assets of federal government employees, active duty servicemembers, veterans, and retired civil servants — in companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In June,…

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CPA, Human Rights & National Security Organizations Launch Website Calling on Federal Retirement Board to Abandon Plans to Invest Military, Federal Pensions in China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today, along with a diverse group of organizations, launched NoTSPforCCP.org, a website calling on the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) to abandon its unconscionable plan to invest billions of dollars from the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) — the retirement assets of federal government employees, active…

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How The Record Q1 U.S. Trade Deficit Shrank the Economy

For years, mainstream politicians and economists have pooh-poohed America’s huge and growing trade deficits and tried to argue they don’t matter. In the first quarter of 2022, those commentators got a wake-up call from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. On April 28, the BEA issued a press release pointing out that U.S. gross domestic product…

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Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…

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Tariffs Could Have Helped Us Avoid the Current Inflation Spike

  By Amanda Mayoral   Summary Global supply-chain crises, over-dependence on foreign production and government stimulus best explain the current inflation problem. Policy makers should learn from current crises and enact policies to reduce our strong dependence on unreliable foreign suppliers. Tariffs can cause a one-time rise in prices, but they don’t cause persistent month-after-month…

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